hip boot


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hip boot a very high boot; used especially for fishing
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In literature:

He pulled his hip boots out to full length and examined them for holes.
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
They wore complete rubber suits, hip-boots, rubber coats, and rubber caps.
"The Bobbsey Twins in the Country" by Laura Lee Hope
Spurred, booted, belted, packing a heavy gun low down on his hip, he gave Ellen an entirely new impression.
"To the Last Man" by Zane Grey
Stout fellows in hip-boots take a boat and rescue the scurvy-stricken from the roof.
"The Magnetic North" by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
Almost all wore jack-boots coming nigh to the hip, iron breast and back pieces, and steel caps.
"Friends, though divided" by G. A. Henty
The two champions were naked, excepting short breeches buckled over the hips, and spiked boots laced as high as the ankles.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
I do wear hip boots but my feet stay cold and damp.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume II, Arkansas Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
No boots will keep in shape if you shake your hips and kick with your heels like a servant out Sunday walking.
"Melchior's Dream and Other Tales" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
He wa'n't any thrillin' sight, Eb; mostly rubber hip boots, flannel shirt, and whiskers.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
He stopped a boy in riding-boots reaching to his hips, down the sides of which were conchas of silver dollars.
"Steve Yeager" by William MacLeod Raine
Hip rubber boots were issued and it was a grand battle with the mud each day.
"The Delta of the Triple Elevens" by William Elmer Bachman
Some of them wear bathing suits; others rubber hip-boots, or simply old clothes that won't mind getting wet.
"Pipefuls" by Christopher Morley
His belt fitted trim and taut, and was polished as his boot-tops; Kinsey's sank down over the left hip, and was worn brown.
"Waring's Peril" by Charles King
He wore rubber hip boots, dark trousers, a blue flannel shirt, and a wide-brimmed hat.
"David Dunne" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
Correspondent Junius Woods, who was wearing an oversized pair of hip rubber boots, immediately strapped the tops to his belt.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
Hip rubber boots were essential.
"The Land of Nome" by Lanier McKee
It was Walky Dexter, plowing his way through the drifts in hip boots.
"Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
He did not allow his soldiers to carry her, but went in himself, all booted, to the hips in the surf.
"Caybigan" by James Hopper
Perhaps he was conscious of his somewhat fishy-scented clothes and muddy hip boots.
"Missing at Marshlands" by Cleo Garis

In poetry:

And there, by hydraulicking his ground beside a bedrock ditch,
With eye aflame and savage aim was Riley Dooleyvitch.
In long hip-boots and overalls, and dingy denim shirt,
Behind a giant monitor he pounded at the dirt.
"The Ballad Of Touch-The-Button Nell" by Robert W Service

In news:

It's about time a Miami venue traded in the tired fedoras for Stetsons, high heeled hooker heels for cowboy boots and hip hop for hillbilly honky tonk.
Boot cut is a great cut for everyone because it creates a long leg and balances hips no matter what your shape or size.
Shooting From the Hip, With a Smile to Boot.
Street Sweeper Social Club is the latest project from former Rage Against the Machine/Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello and Boots Riley from the legendary, revolutionary undergroup hip-hop group, The Coup.
This subject is so deep in mathematics and theory we would have to wade in with hip boots to understand it.
I've worn my share of white boots and hip waders and have been glad to have them.
Ever miss wearing your suede boots or hip bell bottoms.
It's been a few years since we last checked in with Raymond "Boots" Riley , front man of the Coup—a funk and hip-hop group known for its humor, intelligence, and in-your-face agitprop.
Princess Dress-Up & Tea Party Camp, Broadway Theater Intensive Camp, Project Fashion Camp, Hip-Hop Explosion Camp, Dance Intensive Boot Camp.
If it hadn't been for his hip wader boots, he's convinced he would have lost his foot.
The NYC native, hip-hop hero, and style superstar is known as much for her signature boots-and-shades chic as for her Grammy-winning tunes (nine and counting.